Characteristics and Enlightenment of Health Informatics Education in American Universities

Zhongyang Xu (Library of Hangzhou Medical College)
Zhiqian Meng (Beijing Bairui Honglin Pest Control Technology Company Limited)


The demand for health information is increasing in China, and China has gradually paid attention to health informatics education. The successful experience of American health informatics education can effectively promote the development of health informatics education in China. This paper analyzes the main characteristics of health informatics education in American colleges and universities by literature survey and network survey, and concludes that Chinese colleges and universities should strengthen practical education, enhance teachers’ strength, increase the form of educational projects, and perfect the curriculum content system.


USA; University; Health informatics; Education

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